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Lochte on fellow Olympian Michael Phelps: “I like racing against him.”

STAMFORD, Conn. – August 20, 2013 – NBCSN’s daily sports and entertainment show The Crossover features host Michelle Beadle interviewing Ryan Lochte, the 11-time Olympic medalist, current 200m and 400m individual medley world record holder and reality star of E!’s What Would Ryan Lochte Do? tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET. In addition, Beadle welcomes Nick Newell, a one-armed fighter who is undefeated (10-0) in World Series of Fighting and MMA bouts, and BlackSportsOnline founder Robert Littal.

Highlights from Beadle’s interview with Lochte:

Lochte on fellow Olympian Michael Phelps: “I like racing against him because I like a challenge and he’s probably one of the hardest competitors I’ve ever had to race against so having him there, racing against him, I love it.”

On his 11 Olympic medals: “That’s not bad. I don’t have an end goal. I don’t think I’m your average athlete.”

On adjusting to his reality show, What Would Ryan Lochte Do? on E!: “It wasn’t that bad. I was fine after the first two days. Then the cameras were like a fly on the wall.”

Lochte on focusing on the 2014 Rio Olympics: “I’m getting back in the water soon and keep training.”

On the three things he’d bring with him to a deserted island: “A girl. Toothbrush. Wine.”

In addition, other topics include:

“Did I Tweet That?” segment in which Beadle reads a series of tweets to Lochte as he guesses whether they had been tweeted by him, Michael Phelps or Jose Canseco
Why he swam in the Hudson River
An “Impossibly Random Questions” segment

Designed for viewers who want more than basic sports news and scores, The Crossover focuses on the biggest and most topical stories of the day in the worlds of sports, with a pop culture twist. Every day at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Michelle Beadle welcome guests from sports and entertainment to discuss the news of the day, the sports teams she loves, the projects she is working on and more.

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